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Which? April to December 1959. No 7

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Consumers' Association Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 106781

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

All 6 covers bound in publishers original hard back binding. Few marks to covers but gilt titling still bright, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, 1 knock to bottom edge of front cover. Internally clean and bright. Illustrated. Contents include; sugar; model train sets; tennis balls; lavatory paper; spin dryer; dish washer; cooling cabinet; medicine; driving schools; smoking cures; toy sewing machines; bird seed; airer driers etc etc. Fascinating social history.; 106781; 4to View more info

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Miniature German Calender in Book Form. 1914. Book Shaped like a Vase of Pansies.

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Germany, None Given: 1914

Edition: Presumed First German Edition

Seller ID: 113955

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

A 1914 Calendar in German, printed in black & red. The book is cut out in the shape of a Vase with Pansies, and the front cover is in full vibrant colour with 1914 in gold on the vase. Internally it shows the days of the months with Saint's names for each day. At the end are the names and dates of Jewish Festivals; Genealogies of German 'Rulers' (? Can't read the German? ) , etc; and Postal prices, etc. No publisher shown. Attractive little Miniature shaped book. See Images. ; Miniature Less than 3" tall View more info

People & Organisations . An Introduction

By: Butler J. T. F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Business Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47107

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Ex - REFERENCE Library - Minimal stamps, marks, etc. - One label remaining, and a bar code removed, from the Half-Title, one stamp on the rear endpaper, one at the foot of page 156 and one at the end of the text, o/w NO other marks/markings. In the original publisher's glossy lettered card covers. Protected in a clear Library plastic jacket (Removable). (x) + 173 pp. Contents are divided into 11 Sections and follow the pattern/format of Section One which is on 'The Individual, Perception, Personality and Motivation' - with separate chapters on Perception; Personality; Personality and Behaviour... View more info

Characters and Observations an 18th Century Manuscript

By: Gorell, Lord

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1930

Seller ID: 107814

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Marbled boards, edges rubbed/scuffed. Cloth spine, dulled paper title label to spine, small hole to label. Dark mark to tail of spine where library label has previously been removed? Boards clean. Hinges sound. Marbled endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS. Rough cut pages. 296pp. Library stamp to last page, reverse of title page and to the reverse of double page black and white illustration. Internally EXCELLENT, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Label to rear pastedown - Newport Public Libraries donation from W J Townsend Collins, 1930. Contains a facsimile of a manuscript discoverd in 1919 that is believed to... View more info

A Short History of Time

By: Holford- Strevens, Leofranc

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110855

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

In a dark blue slipcase that has slight smudges/scratches which can only seen if held up to the light. Blue boards which have bright gilt titling to the spine as well as having gilt and black decorations to the front cover. No dustjacket, as issued. There are no Inscriptions or other Marks. (xiii) + 137 pp. Illustrated in b/w with colour plates. Two Appendices; Further reading; Glossary; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults' to the slipcase, as detailed above, this an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "Why do we measure time in the way that we do? Why is ... View more info

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Dance Card for 'CARMARTHEN Quadrille Class Ball, New Year's Eve 1889'.

By: M. C : = Mr. Geo . R Lewis

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, S. W. Wales, Unknown: 1889

Edition: N/A

Seller ID: 114770

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Delightful ephemeral dance card for the 'CARMARTHEN Quadrille Class Ball, New Year's Eve 1889'. A single card measuring 4.5" x 3" and printed in black and white on both sides. On the front it has the Carmarthen coat of arms with the details of the Ball in a decorative border and citing the Master of Ceremonies to be Mr. Geo. R. Lewis. Under tthe border it states 'Reporter, Carmarthen' - so assume this may have been a press invite? On the reverse it is laid out in 2 columns with the 'Programme' (of dances) on the left hand side and 'Engagements' on the right - for prospective dance part... View more info

A History of Autobiography in Antiquity (Two Volumes Complete)

By: Misch, Georg (Translated by E. W. Dickes)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited: 1950

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112912

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

From the Preface to this English Edition by Professor Georg Misch = "This book is the English Edition of a work that appeared in Germany over forty years ago. Its publication now in England is connected with the political events which led to the destruction of the German Reich ... Thus there has resulted instead of a simple translation, an enlarged version of the book ...and to thank hospitable England which enabled me to continue my work during the period of Nazi domination." . Two Volumes in green cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spines. Both In the original publisher's d... View more info

Aquila Alliance College Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

By: Radosz, Thaddeus S. (editor) Makowski, John P. (advisor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: 1967

Seller ID: 004677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

College year book. Includes photo strip, loosely inserted, possibly old student? Reverse of title page reads 'Yearbooks and annuals have usually been dedicated to outstanding individuals who have proven themselves worthy of such honor. We the 1966-67 Aquila staff, dedicate this yearbook not to an outstanding individual but to an entire nation. The people of Poland are now celebrating 1,000 years of Christianity.' NO INSCRIPTIONS. Numerous black and white illustrations. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.Dark cranberry red boards, clean, extremly good apart from slight wear to extremities.; 004677; 4to ... View more info

Tuck's Souvenir "Letterview" of Carmarthen

By: Raphael Tuck & Sons

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London And Northampton, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd: c. 1947?

Edition: Not Applicable

Seller ID: 110961

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

An UNUSED "Letterview" with b/w printed photographic views of Carmarthen = one of those concertina 'drop-down' view booklets with photos on one side and a blank/bordered 'Letter side' to write your letter on. The whole folds in to a single small 'pseudo-envelope' with a 'box' space for the stamp, space for the address and the title 'Tuck's Souvenir "Letterview" of Carmarthen' in an heraldic border to one side of the front of the 'envelope', and a pseudo 'seal' on the reverse of the 'envelope'.. NO Date - but judging by the cars it has to be c. 1930s/50s and I would pitch it as ... View more info


By: Sonntag, Linda

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000788

ISBN: 0091431905

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Brown cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine. Dustwrap is price clipped. Mark on e/p where something has been erased. 55 pp. The best stories, myths and legends about eggs accompanied by illustrations ranging from the jokey to the surreal. A wonderfully original compilation of stories, poems, superstitions, conjuring tricks and proverbs about eggs; 000788; 12 x 16 Cm View more info

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Original Victorian Advertising BOOKMARK with Calendar for 1895. Produced By/for the Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited

By: The Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Equitable Fire and Accident Office Limited: 1895

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 113966

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE highly decorative BOOKMARK/CALENDAR from the Equitable Fire and Accident Office. Printed on both sides on a single card with both top and bottom edges cut in a half hexagon. Decorated in brilliant colour with gilt enhancement. Printed with the Calendar for the year 1895 - six months printed on each side. Illustration of the company's buildings in Manchester. States the financial position of the company as of the date of printing. Advertising for various types of Insurance - 'Fire Policies on all classes of Home Risks at Moderate Rates' and 'Accident'. A lovely ORIGINAL Victor... View more info

Dylan Thomas Reading .... Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines and Other Poems (E/P Record - 45 rpm)


Price: £20.00

Publisher: Caedmon: 1952

Seller ID: 49030

Condition: Very Good

An Extended Play Record In card sleeve with photograph of Thomas to front, clean, no inscriptions. Caedmon Literary Series TCE 108. This is an early 'original' recording, but is not dated. Nr Mint in paper sleeve and in sl. 'knocked' pictorial card record sleeve. The poems are:- 'Light Breaks where no sun shines'. 'After the Funeral'. 'On the Marriage of a Virgin'. 'The Hunchback in the Park', and 'Over Sir John's Hill'. All read in Dylans inimitable style, recordings made in Boston 1952.; Square 6" - 7" tall View more info

A Temperance Movement Silk Picture by George Tutill

By: Tutill George

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, G. Tutill: 1865

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114612

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Antique British anti alcohol 'Temperance' movement silk picture surrounded with a gilt edging designed by renowned regalia maker G Tutill of London. Beautiful Mid-Victorian silk illustration portraying that "The Reward of Temperance is Peace and Plenty". Was originally preserved in a frame and mounted on a piece of black felt. It is a little faded here and there, and has some splitting in a couple of areas. This may well have been part of a banner originally worn by a former owner and displayed proudly on their wall? - At least I like to think so! . Tutill's silk banners were dyed, wov... View more info

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Christmas Pye Book V

By: Various

Price: £10.00

Publisher: England, Bouquards: 1944

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114687

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

A Small card-covered illustrated booklet with coloured illustrations to poetry, prose snippets and puzzles, etc, for Christmas. 8pp Plus Covers. Stapled - rusted. Very 40s colours - no date given, but there is a 'To...From' on the inside of the front cover written in, and a 'bleached' out Christmas note underneath and this is dated Xmas 1944. No. BQ 1006/5 on the reverse. One of a series. A Celebration of words, etc, for Christmas. See Images; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

The Art of Pipe Smoking

By: Verdaguer, Joaquin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Curlew Press Limited: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112890

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Cherry Red pictorial boards with black titling to the spine and white titling to the front cover. No dustjacket. There is rubbing and chipping to the head and tail of the spine and to the board corners. There is a slight lean to the book due to bad storage but this is fairly negligible. The Book is internally Very Good and there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 60 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings by Norma Crockford. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, Near 'Very Good' copy. "A fascinating and humourous slant on smoking." ; 8v... View more info